Monthly Archives: September 2020

Safety

Spain is often perceived as a somewhat dangerous country to travel in. While certain parts may be less than ideal when it comes to safety, the reality is walking the Camino is a very safe undertaking. Pilgrims are held in high esteem in Spain and are, for the most part, afforded nothing but the epitome of...
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“The Way” Movie Locations

One of the reasons attributed to the exponential growth in numbers of people walking the Camino over the past 10 years is the heart warming movie "The Way", starring Martin Sheen. If you are considering walking the Camino and haven't seen it yet we highly recommend you do. While the subject of much debate among Camino purists, the...
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Food and Drink

One of the beauties of the Camino, and especially the Camino Frances, is the infrastructure. It's rare that you are more than 4-6km from the nearest town and somewhere to buy food or fill up on water. There's no need to be weighed down carrying all your supplies for the day, although it is a...
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Physical Preparation

Being physically and mentally prepared for a long distance walk is an essential component of any Camino. Not only can it be the difference between not spending your walk patching yourself up physically, detracting from your purpose for walking, but it could be the difference between finisinshing it or not. The good news is that unless...
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